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Dementia vs Diabetes

Dementia vs Diabetes

By Christopher A. Santora M.D. – The association between Type 2 Diabetes and Dementia is the topic of active research and discussion. While we do not fully understand the mechanism of how diabetes triggers dementia, we do know that diabetes is associated with 50-100 percent increase in risk of AD and dementia overall.  In addition diabetes is associated with a …

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Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefits

Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefits

Were you a wartime veteran—or the spouse of one—who needs assistance with activities of daily living? Are you currently living in a senior living community or thinking of moving into one? If so, you may be eligible to receive financial assistance to cover the cost of assisted living through the Veterans Affairs (VA) Aid and Attendance Program. Sadly, most veterans …

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Aesthetic Orthodontic Treatment: It’s Hidden!

Aesthetic Orthodontic Treatment: It’s Hidden!

By Dr. Minelle Tendler, DMD – The goal of orthodontic treatment is a good bite—meaning straight teeth that mesh well with the teeth in the opposite jaw.  A good bite makes it easier for you to bite, chew and speak. This can enhance your dental health and your overall health, and may improve self-esteem.  Orthodontists have traditionally used metallic braces …

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THE DOCTOR IS IN ON-SITE PHYSICAN SERVICES AIMED TO IMPROVE PATIENT OUTCOMES

THE DOCTOR IS IN ON-SITE PHYSICAN SERVICES

Life Care Physician Services, LLC, a subsidiary of Life Care Centers of America, recently placed Brian Wagstaff, M.D., as a full-time, on-site physician at Darcy Hall of Life Care in West Palm Beach. In this position, Wagstaff is providing patient assessment, diagnosis and treatment. He works with the Darcy Hall of Life Care team of nurses, dieticians, therapists and caretakers …

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Fitness at Any Age

Fitness at Any Age

Waiting to be called for my doctor’s appointment I picked up a copy of “The Health & Wellness Magazine.”  As I flipped through the pages I noticed Fitbella’s advertisement and an inspiring story. The story was about a young woman well on her way to achieving her fitness and weight loss goals. This immediately sparked my interest!  I hadn’t been …

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Put Neck Pain Behind You

Put Neck Pain Behind You

By Dr. James McErlain, D.C. – If you thought surgery, physical therapy, or painful injections were your only options for neck pain treatment…think again. Jupiter Healthcare is proud to offer IDD Therapy, a non-invasive treatment that has offered lasting relief for thousands of patients who may have needed spinal surgery. What is IDD Therapy? Intervertebral Differential Dynamics (IDD) Therapy is …

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Now Accepting New Clients!

Now Accepting New Clients

New Indiantown business uses Ideal Protein weight loss and whole body vibration Technologies If you are a snowbird returning to beautiful, sunny Florida, welcome back!  If you are one of the year-round residence welcome to Fall!  To both groups, we’d like to welcome you into our office. Elevation Health of Jupiter is a new high-tech natural health and wellness office …

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Online Hearing Aid Shopping is Illegal

Online Hearing Aid Shopping is Illegal

By Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAA – Hearing aid sales online have become more prevalent this year than I’ve seen in recent years, however, most people don’t realize it’s against the law in our state.  Most of these “hearing devices” are Personal Sound Amplifiers or PSA’s and offer only amplification for loudness and are not programmable by a Doctor of …

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Vaginal Reconstruction & Labiaplasty: YOU ARE NOT ALONE…

Vaginal Reconstruction

By Carlos Eduardo Ramírez, MD, Gynecology – Women living with symptoms of vaginal discomfort, irritation, appearance and others are not alone.  In fact, these are extremely common.  However, due to the sensitive personal issues usually involved women stay silent about the disruption to their quality of life.  There are solutions to these issues that may be, not only simple, but …

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Are You Afraid of A Facelift? Consider the Whisper Lift®

Are You Afraid of A Facelift

By Anita Mandal, M.D. – Q: What is the Whisper Lift? A: The Whisper Lift was developed in 2007 by Palm Beach Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Anita Mandal as part of the next generation of Quick Recovery Facelifts. Designed for patients that want convenient procedures with less downtime, the Whisper Lift tightens and lifts sagging jowls and neck tissues without the …

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One Simple Screening Could Save the Lives of Enough People to Fill FAU Stadium

Screening Could Save the Lives

By Daniel Lindenberg, MD, PA – Of cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States and the third most common cancer in men and in women.   In 2009: • 136,717 people in the US were diagnosed with colorectal cancer – 70,223 men and 66,494 women. • 51,848 …

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My Tooth Hurts When I Chew…

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – Many patients at some point experience pain in a tooth when biting.  This can occur for a variety of reasons and may signal a problem with the tooth involved.  The pain I am considering is not related to sensitivity to hot or cold temperatures, but directly to a sensation that occurs when …

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Reverse Diabetes with Weight Loss? – YES

Reverse Diabetes with Weight Loss

Did you know that Diabetes is the 7th leading killer in the United States?   It has been characterized as an epidemic. 25.8 million Americans have diabetes — 8.3% of the U.S. population. Of these, 7 million do not know they have the disease.  It is estimated that 79 million adults aged 20 and older have pre-diabetes. Studies have shown that …

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Explaining Detoxification

Explaining Detoxification

Detoxification (detox for short) is the physiological or medicinal removal of toxic substances from a living organism, and additionally can refer to the period during which an organism returns to homeostasis after long-term use or exposure to toxic substances. Homeostasis occurs when your biological or physiological system that regulates your internal environment maintains relatively constant conditions of properties such as …

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BHRT Offers Anti-Aging Benefits Without the Risks Associated with Traditional Hormone Replacement

Advances in Hormone Therapy

Are You One of Thousands of Women Who Are Suffering From? • Low Sex Drive and Libido? • Sexual Dysfunction? • Headaches and Migraines? • Insomnia? • Hot Flashes? • Mood and Depression? • Joint Aches and Pains? • Stubborn Belly Fat? • Brain Fog and Memory Loss? • Weight Gain and Muscle Loss • Fatigue and Sleeping Difficulty? As …

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Seeking A Vibrant Prayer Life

Seeking A Vibrant Prayer Life

By Terry Hoskins – What does it mean to have a prayer life? Is it more than just an occasional prayer going up before a meal? More than the occasional prayer for so and so to get better? The difference of having a prayer life or not is this: Does your life depend on prayer or is prayer sprinkled into …

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Acupuncture as Weight-Loss

Acupuncture as Weight-Loss

This year, we decided to highlight Dr. Meng’s Weight Loss Program at Meng’s Acupuncture Medical Center as another way to demonstrate how acupuncture can be a method to wellness. Would weight loss cure an illness? Not completely, no, but with the relieved pressure the body experiences that comes with the reduction of the amount of weight it’s supporting, many symptoms …

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How Doctors Choose Surgeons

How Doctors Choose Surgeons

By David A. Goldman MD – When it’s time to have an elective surgical procedure how would you choose a surgeon?  Most people will ask friends and family, others may do their own internet research. When I needed a hernia repair, I did what all other doctors do – I asked another doctor.  Not just any doctor, but in this …

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Understanding Pulmonary Hypertension

Understanding Pulmonary Hypertension

Primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH) is increased pressure in the pulmonary arteries, the arteries carry blood from your heart to your lungs to pick up oxygen. Your right ventricle, the lower right chamber of your heart, pumps blood to your pulmonary arteries. The blood then travels to your lungs, where it picks up oxygen and then is pumped throughout of your …

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What’s Your HairCheck® Number?

Did you know that when hair loss first starts, it’s impossible to detect it with the naked eye? By Dr. Alan J. Bauman – Research shows that once hair loss becomes noticeable, you may have already lost 50% of the hair follicles! Missing the early warning signs of hair loss is one of the biggest mistakes both men and women …

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